The Mountains Call to Us

This fall, get outside for an extraordinary opportunity to care for our souls amidst the grandeur of peak fall foliage in the Hudson Valley! 

 

Join Brent Spodek and the Kirtan Rabbi (Andrew Hahn), two of America's most inspiring spiritual leaders on October 20, 2018 for a unique opportunity to take part in a hike rooted in Jewish tradition, a sunset concert of Hebrew chant, or both! 

 

Details

  • The Hike

    • What: A challenging 3.5 hour hike paired with spiritual exercises that will stretch your soul.
    • When: From noon to 4 PM on Saturday, October 20, 2018.
    • Where: From the Breakneck Ridge to a private camp up on the ridge. 
    • How: The hike can be accessed by private car or via shuttle service to the Metro North Train Station. Shuttle transportation will be provided from the parking lot and train station to the trailhead.
    • Who: Participants should be prepared for a challenging hike. No children under 15 years old permitted. The hike will be led by Rabbi Brent Spodek, spiritual leader of Beacon Hebrew Alliance. You can read Rabbi Brent's bio here
    • Cost: Tickets for the hike alone are $100, with discounts for members of BHA, Alumni of Surprise Lake and Schusterman Fellows. Click here for more details and registration for the hike only .
  • The Concert

    • What: a concert of fully-participatory, communal call-and-response chanting, holistically blending vibrational Hebrew with Kirtan technology from India.
    • When: From 5 to 7 PM on Saturday, October 20, 2018.
    • Where: Surprise Lake Camp, Cold Spring, NY.
    • How: The concert can be accessed directly via car, or via cab from the Cold Spring Metro North Train Station.
    • Who: The concert is open to ages five and up, and will be led by Rabbi Andrew Hahn, PhD, better known as the Kirtan Rabbi. You can read Reb Drew's bio here.
    • Cost: Tickets for the concert alone are $24, with discounts for members of BHA, Alumni of Surprise Lake and Schusterman Fellows. Click here for more details and registration for the concert only
  • The Combo

    • To take part in both the hike and the concert, including cocktails and gourmet hors d'oeuvres and transportation to and from the Metro North Station if needed, please click here.
 
If you have any questions, please be in touch with Faith Adams. This program is made possible with the generous support of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.